Monday, November 14, 2011

Most free Android anti-malware scanners 'near to useless'

Summary: Most products achieved 0% detection rate.
Free anti-malware apps for the Android operating system are ‘near to useless’ according to anti-malware testing specialists

The results of the testing [PDF download] were quite shocking, with most products achieving 0% detection rate. The best product, Zoner Antivirus Free, scored a miserable 32% in a manual scan and a more respectable 80% when it came to a real-time scan. And remember, this is the best of the free apps! (more)